Cheap Holidays to Tenerife

Tips on finding your right holiday deal

  • 1 As a year-round destination there is never a bad time for a holiday in Tenerife. If you're looking for a cheap holiday prices are lowest between November and March.
  • 2 The most popular resorts of Tenerife occupy the same stretch of south-west coastline. Starting at Los Cristianos, through lively Playa de Las Americas and into Costa Adeje.
  • 3 Most tourists arrive at Tenerife South Airport. You'll want Tenerife North if you're visiting the capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

All you need to know about holidays to Tenerife

Tenerife is part of the Canary Islands, which lie just off the coast of North Africa. They are great for winter sun, summer sun and any type of sun inbetween thanks to their year-round spring-like climate. Holidays here can always be about nothing more than lounging on the beach, cocktail in hand at a luxurious all inclusive resort, if that's your thing. Like to be out and about? Tenerife has the best nightlife in the Canary Islands, plus some magnificent scenery if you head inland. The resorts offer a fab mix of family friendly fun, watersports and nightlife from the relaxing to the more raucous - and there are plenty of last minute deals here as well.

Where to stay in Tenerife

As Tenerife has been a popular holiday spot with us Brits for decades, there are plenty of choices when it comes to finding a hotel or apartment. For a lively holiday try Playa de Las Americas, or if you want a resort with plenty to do but a quieter vibe then Los Cristianos or Costa Adeje should suit. There are plenty more resorts lining Tenerife's south coast including villages at the foot of the towering Los Gigantes cliffs. If you're not bothered about the beaches, but want a cheap holiday exploring Tenerife, then look for a hotel on the edge of a resort to save money and get a hire car to travel around and explore - the picturesque north of the island has plenty of history to explore, and you can't miss imposing Mount Teide in the heart of the island.

What to do in Tenerife

Much of inland Tenerife is protected natural parks, which gives you an idea of how pretty it is. A visit to Mount Teide volcano is a must if you're after seeing something other than the beach or the bar. Loro Parque and Siam Park are great for family orientated days out, and nature fans won't want to miss out on spotting whales and dolphins off the coast. Try out our Tenerife guide for more ideas of what to do on your holiday!

Travel Tips

Travel Tips for Tenerife

  • Los SabanderosThe quaintest band who play traditional Tenerife folklore songs with the traditional instruments. It's really interesting to hear the local music as modern pop is so ubiquitous these days you don't really get to hear much else!

    posted by vboyd

  • GuimarLovely little village, we took a day trip here and returned with quite a lot of pottery and basketwork! I love looking at them now i've returned home to the English "summer".

    posted by nhouser

  • Playa JardinBeautiful beach with the volcanic rock around stunningly landscaped by famous local artist Cesar Manrique, who certainly had an eye for such things, I could look at it all day!

    posted by qcarpenter

  • MascaThis is a totally stunning little village surrounded by mountains. We spent a lovely morning strolling around and then ate a delicious simple lunch in the town centre. Definitely worth taking the time away from the beach to explore this lovely island.

    posted by mgregory

  • Playa JardinI love beaches and gardens so couldn't pass up this opportunity on our road trip around the island! I was not disappointed. Black sand, a tropical and cactus garden and amazing views. Heaven!

    posted by gyoung

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